Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

April 16, 2015
Parshas Shemini  5775
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Kollel Bein Hazemanim
16th Annual Lecture
Business Ethics 5775
Community News


Mazel Tov To:

Drew and Holly Dorman on the birth of a grandaughter, born to their children Raphael and Bracha.


Rabbi Ephriam Goldfein on the birth of a grandaughter, born to his son Moshe!


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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Shemini
Thursday, April 16:
9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.: Rabbi Frand's Weekly Parsha Shiur
10:00 p.m.: Maariv

Friday, April 17:
7:23 p.m. :  Candle Lighting  
7:41 p.m.: Shkiya /Sunset

Shabbos, April 18:
8:15 a.m.:  Shacharis
9:03/ 9:39 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
6:00 p.m.: Mincha
7:42 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset
8:37 p.m.: Maariv
8:54 p.m.:  72 Minutes
10:15 p.m.: Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

Follow this link to see the new Shabbos  Zemanim  chart for 

The Kollel's new summer zman begins 
This Monday, April 20th
Alef Iyar
2nd day of Rosh Chodesh

All chavrusos and shiurim will resume at this time. If you learn regularly at the Kollel, please be in contact with your chavrusa or maggid shiur to confirm resumption of your regular learning schedule.
16th Annual Lecture

Sixteenth Annual Lecture

The  Dr. David E. Epstein Z"L

Memorial Lecture


Rabbi Eli Mansour


The Kollel's 16th Annual Lecture will take place on

 Monday Evening  

May 18,  2015 


Merion Tribute House

625 Hazelhurst Avenue

Merion Station, Pennsylvania


For Men & Women



~Business Ethics 5775~
Starting Next Week
April 25, 2015
Business Ethics 
With Rabbi Biberfeld

Shabbos Afternoon
5:15pm- 6:00pm
The Philadelphia Community Kollel

Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Shmini from 4:30pm - 5:30pm at LMS.

  • Bikkur Cholim of Philadelphia presents Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller this coming Thursday, April 23, at 2:30 pm. Topic: Body, Soul and the Afterlife

    Place: The Kopel home 444 N. Highland Avenue  Merion, PA

    Couvert:  $20

    Sponsorships to benefit Bikkur Cholim of Philadelphia are available, please call Malkie Schwartz for additional information (215- 805- 8668).

  • Ohr Samayach Annual Yom Iyun: Surviving an Insane World- The Torah's Sane Approach to our Unique Times: Annual Yom Iyun- An Evening of Learning Featuring- Rabbi Dovid Kaplun on "Raising Well-Adjusted Childen in an Insane Society",  Rabbi Dr. Yitzchak Breitowitz on "How to Get Through the Yishmaelite Exile: The Struggle for Jerusalem & Us", and Rabbi Dr. Akiva Tatz  on "The Secret to a Successful Marriage". Sunday, April 26, 2015 at LMS. Doors open 6:30 pm * Mincha at 6:50 pm * Maariv following the program.                                           Sponsor $180 * General Admission $25 * Student rate $18 Order tickets online OHR.EDU Call our office 718-677-6200 Click on this link to view the poster:

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  • Bauminger's Library: The library will once again be open every Wednesday from 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., at 228 Stoneway Lane, Merion.
  • " ?? ????? ????? ??? ???": "Whoever studies two Halachos a day is assured a place in Olam Habah." If you would like to receive a free daily e-mail with two halachos a day, go to and sign up, or send a request to These are two separate services with separate halachos.
  • Parsha Shiur by Rabbi Ungar of Etz Chaim-  a dynamic shiur on the Parsha- please join us for an unforgettable shiur every Monday night at Jeff and Daryl Klein's home at 161 Union Avenue at 8:15 p.m.